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It looks like there will be a Fourth of July celebration in Bement after all.
Less than two months after the Bement Community Council announced it was ceasing activities for 2014, a citizen’s committee will attempt to pick up the slack and organize the Fourth of July event along with the local Christmas parade.
Two motions approved by the Monticello City Council Monday will pave the way for an additional 125 foot high storage bin at Topflight Grain Cooperative, located at 420 W. Marion St.
A good crowd of about 130 turned out to take part in the Monticello High School French Club's annual Mardi Gras, held Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in the high school commons.
Fire was a constant worry during the days when open flames provided a building’s heat and light. So inventors came up with an array of fire-fighting devices, many of which will be on display at the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site in March.
With regionally-high unemployment levels, State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) wants to give single mothers and recently unemployed workers a level footing when it comes to the MAP Grant application process.
Possible technology upgrades were the main topic at the Piatt County Building and Grounds Committee meeting March 5.
In response to the robbery of a local Subway sandwich shop last weekend, Monticello Police Chief John Carter will host a meeting with business owners and employees from 8:30 to 9 a.m. this Friday, March 14 at the Livingston Center, 224 E. Livingston St. in Monticello.
What will a new library look like in Monticello? The Allerton Public Library Board may find out by early summer. That is when Apace Design of Peoria will likely deliver the first design drawings for a new building to be constructed on Green Apple Lane.
Police are offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the people responsible for a robbery at the Monticello Subway Saturday, March 8.
Two men robbed the Monticello Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint, but police do not feel the incident is connected to a pair of robberies that occurred at the Bement Subway in recent months.
Scammers nearly bilked a Piatt County resident out of $30,000 this week with a scheme that promised $4 million in sweepstakes money. It prompted Monticello Police Chief John Carter to issue a warning Friday about potential scams that come in the mail, email or telephone calls.